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The Prodigal God: Recovering the Heart of the Christian Faith (edition 2008)

by Timothy Keller

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Title:The Prodigal God: Recovering the Heart of the Christian Faith
Authors:Timothy Keller
Info:Dutton Adult (2008), Hardcover, 160 pages
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If you think you really understand the parable of the Prodigal Son, think again...read this book to get a very different perspective on it. ( )
  highlander6022 | Mar 16, 2016 |
Makes me see just how much like the elder son I really am. I needed this badly! ( )
  holtkevin | Mar 11, 2016 |
Keller has in this small book hit me with a big understanding of this familiar story. It changed my thinking of the older brother. This is a must read - it could rock your world. ( )
  david__clifford | Feb 3, 2016 |
Engaging and thought provoking. Forces you to think about the elder brother (the good one) and the bystanders in life as well as the "prodigal". ( )
  deldevries | Jan 31, 2016 |
Extremely good explanation of the parable of 'The Lost Brother', giving cultural background and clear illustrations. 'Prodigal' doesn't mean what most people think, this is highlighted at the start. ( )
  GeoffSC | May 31, 2015 |
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Newsweek called renowned minister Timothy Keller ?a C. S. Lewis for the twenty-first century? in a feature on his first book, The Reason for God. In that book, he offered a rational explanation of why we should believe in God. Now, in The Prodigal God, he uses one of the best-known Christian parables to reveal an unexpected message of hope and salvation.

Taking his trademark intellectual approach to understanding Christianity, Keller uncovers the essential message of Jesus, locked inside his most familiar parable. Within that parable Jesus reveals God's prodigal grace toward both the irreligious and the moralistic. This book will challenge both the devout and skeptics to see Christianity in a whole new way.

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Uses the biblical tale of the prodigal son to provide both an introduction to Christianity and a clarifying primer on the nature of the gospel for believers, in a resource that reveals how Jesus's essential message is revealed by the story in ways that can enable greater understandings of the Christian faith.… (more)

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